Three-Ingredient Fettuccine Alfredo Is Your New Favorite Dinner Recipe

One of the greatest dilemmas when cooking pasta is whether to mix in sauce from a can, or to whip it up yourself. Pre-made sauce is tempting, but now you have 3-ingredient pasta sauce.
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By Angel Chang, writer at

One of the greatest dilemmas I've faced when cooking pasta is whether to mix in sauce from a can, or to whip it up myself.

Sure, it's tempting to grab the pre-made sauce off the grocery shelf and be done with it. But you'll find that there are countless easy ways to make flavorful sauces from scratch.

Here at LittleThings, we love anything homemade -- especially this recipe for pasta with a garlicky, basil-avocado sauce.

Below, we have a delightfully simple recipe for a classic fettuccine Alfredo. All you need are three ingredients to get started:

  • 2 sticks butter
  • 1/2 lb. grated Parmesan cheese
  • Box of fettuccine pasta
  • Salt
  1. Combine butter and Parmesan cheese in kitchen mixer.
  2. Cook pasta in salted boiling water.
  3. Reserve about 1/2 cup of the pasta cooking water.
  4. Season cooked pasta in a pan with salt.
  5. Add butter and cheese mixture to the pan.
  6. Add 1/4 cup of the cooking water, and mix into the pasta.
  7. Enjoy!

You can watch the video below to follow the simple recipe steps. Let us know your thoughts in the comments below!

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